RED OAK - Lucy Mayo McKeel, age 64, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Born in Nash County, NC on May 12, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Robert Edward Mayo and Sadie Strickland Mayo.
Lucy was passionate about serving her Lord by always doing for others. She used her creative skills in preparing meals, arranging flowers, writing encouraging notes, and praying for anyone in need. Her heart was full of love for family, friends, and all children.
Lucy leaves behind to cherish her memory, husband of 46 years, Bill McKeel; sons, Dee McKeel and wife, Lauren, of Nashville; and Blake McKeel and wife, Natalie, of Nashville. Bubbie is also survived by grandchildren, Emmie McKeel; Ellie McKeel; and expecting grandson, Tripp McKeel in May; in-laws, Harry Lee McKeel and wife, Florence, of Rocky Mount; and special friends, Stancil Family originally from Rocky Mount; HG and Marianne Matthews, of Nashville; Scott and Beth Joseph and Anne McCray of Rocky Mount.
A Celebration of Lucy's Life will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:30 PM at Red Oak Baptist Church Family Life Center, 5515 Red Oak Road, Red Oak. Visitation with the family will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Red Oak Baptist Church Bell Tower Fund, P. O. Box 260, Red Oak, NC 27868.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.